The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.33% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
WLAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 114 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.98% 21.84% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 67 92 61
Average salary £26,250 £26,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% -33.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WLAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region.

WLAN Salary Trend in Staffordshire

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (60.00%) ADSL
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (40.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (40.00%) Energy Management
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Cacti
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) ADSL
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Energy Management
2 2 (40.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cacti
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds